Beckstrand, Tom
Positional Shooting Aids

This presentation will focus on the many shooting aids that are available and used primarily by police snipers, but can be used by other law enforcement personnel. Items such as bipods, tripods, bags, and much more will be discussed. Pros and cons of each, as well as ideas for the use of each will be presented.

Tom Beckstrand - Bio
Tom Beckstrand graduated from West Point in 1998 and was commissioned as an infantry officer. He later served in 3rd Special Forces Group and did four combat deployments as a team leader, the last two as a sniper team leader in the Commander's In-Extremis Force (B/2/3). He was also the Honor Graduate in his Marine Corps Scout-Sniper Advanced Course. He is currently the Rifles and Optics Editor for Guns & Ammo and the editor of an annual publication titled "Sniper."